Painting a Brick Exterior

The custom renovation of this historic home in Chapel Hill is almost complete. The painters have been hard at work. Looking back to these pictures of the house prior to our renovation you can really see the difference made to the exterior of this brick home. Before: After: To read more about this project click here! ... Read full post »

Maintaining a Historic Feel

We have  recently completed the whole house renovation project we’ve been working on in the historic university neighborhood in Chapel Hill.  This home was just waiting for the right owners,  who had the vision – and the patience to bring this majestic home back to life. By updating the plumbing, electrical, and hvac components, modifying the master bedroom suite, and adding on a new kitchen and screened porch area,  this hous ... Read full post »

Modern Kitchen Appliances in a Restored Home

The new kitchen addition in this 1930’s home in the university area of  Chapel Hill was  a crucial part of adding modern conveniences that make this beautiful historic home more livable. The use of wainscoting, around the built-in benches in the eating area, plus plenty of natural light adds to the many special qualities of this custom kitchen. The energy efficient stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, and unique counter to ... Read full post »

Duplex Rental to Single Family Historic Renovation

We just started an exciting new project in Chapel Hill.   Demolition is underway.  This is a beautiful historic district home close to UNC,  that started out as a single family home in the 1930’s, but was divided into two rental units about 20 years ago.   The current owners have decided to completely renovate the structure and bring it back to a single family residence again.  That means removing walls, replacing roof, windows, ... Read full post »

Recycled Paper Countertops? Really?

Check out the unique PaperStone® Countertops recently installed in the kitchen of this multi-level  addition  / whole house renovation project  Synergy is working on in the historic district of Chapel Hill.    PaperStone® Countertops are made from 100% post-consumer recycled paper and a proprietary, petroleum-free resin. We were pleased to be able to work with this product, purchased from local distributor Caragreen. Caragreen is ... Read full post »